Edward Gregory Smith
(1880 - 1961)
Edward Gregory Smith was active/lived in Connecticut, Michigan. Edward Smith is known for landscape-coastals, nocturnes.
Biography Edward Gregory Smith
The following was submitted July 2002 by Jennifer Hazen whose sources are the artist's daughter and grandson, Mary Smith Symonds and Gregory Smith Symonds.
Gregory Smith was one of the younger group of artists who came to Old Lyme,
Connecticut when the summer art colony was commanding the attention of artists and art patrons throughout the east. It was his friend and fellow painter, Will Howe Foote, who persuaded Smith to move from his home town of Grand Rapids, Michigan to Old Lyme in 1910. Smith was thirty at the time, had studied for a couple of years at the Chicago Art Institute, and was anxious to meet many of the well-known artists who stayed in Old Lyme.
As a young man, Smith looked up to many of the olde
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